1996 Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Mazda Miata MX-5 ProblemsTicking Noise From Valve Lash Adjusters Due to Infrequent Oil Changes
A loud ticking noise (hydraulic valve lifter noise) may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the engine is still cold. The noise may occur more frequently on higher mileage vehicles; Hydraulic valve lash adjusters may need to be replaced to correct this issue. Following the maintenance schedule for oil changes will also help prevent a recurrence of the noise.
The clutch slave cylinder may develop a hydraulic leak resulting in no clutch pedal pressure and the inability to shift gears.
1996 Mazda Miata MX-5 QuestionsMy miata 96 MX 5 m edition Ke Turing off. it won't star back it cranks but nada (1 answer)
It goes off and it won't start back.it cranks.but there is no spark. I replace cam,crank ,coil. And nothing.when it start runs very smooth but then it goes off like in 3 minute..check fuel pump and pressure.. working fine.but why there is no spark..or some can tell me of this cars have igniti...
water temperature gauge mostly does not work. However, when I hit a bump in the road, it occasionally comes back to life to provide a good reading. As the bumps in the road continue, it starts to twitch and then go back to zero. I've tried replacing the gauge, the full instrument cluster, ...
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